When Russian novelist and philosopher Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn gave his Nobel lecture in 1970, he could have spoken on any topic he wanted. He could have shared his experiences of turmoil and perseverance living as an artist under Soviet censorship, but instead he spoke of the nature of art itself.
In the Spring 2020 issue of Logos, we are pleased to present in our Reconsiderations feature some of the poetry and prose of Gertrud von le Fort (1876-1971), a German Catholic convert author most famous for The Song at the Scaffold, her novel about the Carmelites of Compiegne who were executed during the French Revolution.
The Habiger Institute for Catholic Leadership’s Mission and Culture Apprenticeship in Catholic Schools helped Emma Dingbaum '20 discover that the role of a Catholic educator not only includes teaching, but often development, admissions, athletics and administration.
Seeing a growing need to help the local Archdiocese Latino youth aspire to higher education, in 2018 Father Joseph Williams, vicar for the Archdiocese’s Latino ministries, proposed expanding a partnership between Habiger Institute Latino Scholars and the Church of St. Stephen’s in south Minneapolis to support high schoolers in parishes who hope to pursue a four-year degree at a Catholic university, specifically with St. Thomas Catholic Studies.
Forwarding the gospel through good stewardship – this is Dr. Luca Mongelli’s vision. Mongelli is the founding academic dean and managing director for the Program for Church Management (PCM), launched February 2018 in Rome.
Jon Mentxakatorre Odriozola explores J. R. R. Tolkien’s beliefs about how words hold reality and how the stories and mythologies are true or false not insofar as they refer to modern scientific fact or history, but insofar as they bear witness to the reality that undergirds creation.
In the Winter 2019 issue of LOGOS, Sister Albert Marie Surmanski, OP’s “St. Thérèse of Lisieux, Feminism and Eternity: In Conversation with Sister Elizabeth Johnson” examines how many of the contemporary feminist theologian’s concerns are legitimate and echoed in the thought of the 19th century Carmelite.